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NHK - Train Cruise Hokkaido (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 25, 2017
NHK - Train Cruise Hokkaido (2017)

NHK - Train Cruise Hokkaido (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3244 Kbps | 44min 59s | 1.06 GiB
Audio: English AAC 125 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Into the Harsh Winter of Japan's Far North. Our journey takes place in Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, where we travel to the northernmost railway station using local trains. The harsh Hokkaido winter scenery passes outside the windows, treating passengers to dreamy frozen landscapes bustling with wildlife. We even catch one of the few trains in Japan that runs through areas of heavy snowfall, as well as visit a travel lodge built in the style of an old train station, and even indulge ourselves with some famous eki-soba.

NHK - Tohoku's Cherry Blossoms (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 19, 2017
NHK - Tohoku's Cherry Blossoms (2017)

NHK - Tohoku's Cherry Blossoms (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4235 Kbps | 47mn 59s | 1.46 GiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Snow-bound and still impacted by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the people of Tohoku wait eagerly for that springtime symbol of hope and life: the blossoming of cherry trees. Northern Japan boasts many varieties of cherry trees and some very beloved ones – a tree strong enough to grow through a boulder and another whose lineage stretches for a thousand years. Some of these trees are cared for by generations of the same families, people who know each bud on their trees and the best places to view the cherry blossoms.
NHK - Cycle Around Japan: Kumamoto Discovering a Land of Volcanoes (2017)

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: Kumamoto Discovering a Land of Volcanoes (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2692 Kbps | 48mn 20s | English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | 975 MB
Genre: Documentary

Kumamoto Prefecture is the stage for cycling this time. The area, in the center of the island of Kyushu, is recovering from an earthquake last year. The program starts in the city of Kumamoto and works its way around the Amakusa island chain. It then heads for Mount Aso, where one of the world's largest volcanic craters is located. Meet the people and see the sights of this 4-day, 300km bicycle journey.

NHK - Inside the KIMDOM: North Korea Exposed (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at March 26, 2017
NHK - Inside the KIMDOM: North Korea Exposed (2017)

NHK - Inside the KIMDOM: North Korea Exposed (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2306 Kbps | 48mn 54s | English AAC 64.0 Kbps, 2 channels | 830 MB
Genre: Documentary

North Korea has continued to rattle the global community by going ahead with nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches, without fear of international sanctions. This documentary unveils the mysterious "Kingdom of Kim" based on material obtained exclusively by NHK. A classified national file in excess of 12,000 pages contained on one USB memory stick, apparently leaked from the Korean People's Army, reveals the strategic plan of leader Kim Jong-un.

NHK - 1000 Years of Karakami Art (2015) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at March 22, 2017
NHK - 1000 Years of Karakami Art (2015) [Repost]

NHK - 1000 Years of Karakami Art (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3010 Kbps | 49mn 28s | English AAC 117 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.10 GB
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Karakami is a decorative Japanese paper used to ornament interior sliding doors during the Edo period. Woodblock-printed motifs, such as cherry blossoms and dragons, are said to have inspired several prominent European artists in the 19th century. This program examines the history of karakami through the work of a family in Kyoto that has preserved this traditional art form for nearly 400 years.
NHK Great Nature - Explorers of the Deep: Bahamas Blue Holes (2013)

NHK Great Nature - Explorers of the Deep: Bahamas Blue Holes (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3266 Kbps | 48mn 59s | English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.16 GB
Genre: Documentary, Nature

Nearly a thousand caves dot the ocean floor near the Bahamas, southeast of the Florida peninsula. These "blue holes" are limestone caves that have formed over the course of 350,000 years. There's little oxygen in the water in these caves, making it incredibly transparent with an over 100-meter visibility. The caves reflect only the deepest blue spectrum of light. Inside are numerous stalactites. There are also calcareous crystals, some shaped like roses, that reflect light like quartz. In addition, the bones of ancient animals and humans have been found in these caves. Join us as we dive into this wondrous world.

NHK - Jakuchu: The Devine Colors (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at March 15, 2017
NHK - Jakuchu: The Devine Colors (2016)

NHK - Jakuchu: The Devine Colors (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2292 Kbps | 48mn 55s| English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 848 MB
Genre: Documentary, Arts

"My paintings will be understood 1000 years from now". Japanese painter Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800) left these mysterious words along with his many paintings. These prophetic words are coming true with recent finds using the latest technology to better understand the artist's creative process, and his singular style in composition and design. Observe in pristine images the remarkably fine lines of Jakuchu (0.1mm!), and find out the messages hidden in the paintings of "the man with the hand of god".
NHK Great Nature - Land of Fire Mountains: Java, Indonesia (2013)

NHK Great Nature - Land of Fire Mountains: Java, Indonesia (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3499 Kbps | 45mn 45s | English AC-3 384 Kbps, 6 channels | 1.27 GB
Genre: Documentary, Nature

The island of Java in Indonesia lies above four tectonic plates: the Eurasian, Pacific, Australian, and Philippine Sea plates. This mighty convergence gives rise to one of the most volcanically active places on earth. When the volcanic island of Krakatau last erupted in the late 19th century, it sent shockwaves seven and a half times around the earth. Marvel at glorious footage close to the mouth of this mighty volcano and witness Ijen volcano emit an unearthly blue flame in the dark night as its magma rises close to the earth's surface. Here, the mysteries of this Land of Fire Mountains are revealed.

NHK Great Nature - The Chameleon Desert: Namibia (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at March 5, 2017
NHK Great Nature - The Chameleon Desert: Namibia (2013)

NHK Great Nature - The Chameleon Desert: Namibia (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2763 Kbps | 45mn 49s | 1.03 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The Namib Desert stretches far along the Atlantic coast of southern Africa. One area in particular, the Namib Sand Sea in Namibia, a recent addition to the World Heritage list, is a gigantic store of one trillion cubic meters of sand that produces the world's most beautiful sand dunes. These sand dunes are a product of the tremendous westerly winds continually causing the sand to shift. It's almost as if the whole area is alive.

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Tokyo to Izu-Oshima (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 26, 2017
NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Tokyo to Izu-Oshima (2017)

NHK - Cycle Around Japan: From Tokyo to Izu-Oshima (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3205 Kbps | 48mn 28s | English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.13 GB
Genre: Documentary, Travel

Starting from Tokyo we journey to the popular towns of Yokohama, Kamakura and Hakone. Our final destination will be Izu-Oshima, a volcanic island under the administration of Tokyo. Izu-Oshima is located about 100 kilometers south of the metropolitan Tokyo. The island is a popular tourist destination, especially for those in Tokyo seeking a cycle ride. At the heart of Izu-Oshima is the Mount Mihara (758m), an active volcano which is the source of several interesting sites and various hot springs on the island. Izu-Oshima is also known for its Tsubaki, camellia flowers, which can be spotted almost everywhere from around January through March.